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Tarkovsky's Private Polaroids‎

Access Soviet Filmmaker’s Luminous World 

Andrei Tarkovsky is often cited as the greatest cinematic artist of all time. His roster of just seven films – including Andrei Rublev, Ivan’s Children and Solaris – have made him one of the most lauded directors in history, awarded a Golden Lion, the Grand Prix du Jury at Cannes and, posthumously, the Lenin Prize – the highest accolade in the Soviet Union. 233 more words

“The Past Is Just a Story We Are Telling Ourselves.”                                                                             7 more words
Human Condition

The 250, Episode #6 – Stalker (#203)

Why did you take my watch?

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. 157 more words

The 250

The Zone

In his film Stalker, Andrei Tarkovsky transforms the mysterious zones from Arkady and Boris Strugatzky’s book Roadside Picnic into a spiritual personal experience for the visitor. 112 more words

“...art must must carry man's craving for the ideal, must be...”

“Art must carry man’s craving for the ideal, must be an expression of his reaching out towards it”

–Andrei Tarkovsky, director, writer, filmmaker, film editor, film, Russian, cinema


1001 progress

I’ve been using the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list (2013 edition) to direct my film-viewing for a couple of years now, and I thought it might be worth having a look at how it’s been going… Before starting to use the list, I’d watched some 407 of the movies. 1,400 more words